AUGMENTED REALITY (AR), VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) AND MIXED REALITY ARE THE MAJOR TRENDING TECHNOLOGIES OF TODAY’S TIME. IN THIS ARTICLE WE ARE GOING TO GET THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF THESE TECHNOLOGIES.

AUGMENTED REALITY (AR)

IT IS THE TECHNOLOGY IN WHICH THE ACTUAL WORLD OBJECTS ARE INTENSIFY USING COMPUTER GENERATED PERCEPTUAL INFORMATION .AR WAS INTRODUCED BY THOMAS  P  CAUDELL IN 1990.

MAJOR EXAMPLES OF (AR) ARE:-

  1. NINTENDO’S POKEMON GO APP
  2. IKEA MOBILE APP
  3. U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE WEAPONS ETC. AND MANY MORE.

VIRTUAL REALITY (VR)

IT IS THE TECHNOLOGY IN WHICH COMPUTER IS USED TO CREATE AN ENTHUSIASTIC ENVIRONMENT.WITH THIS TECHNOLOGY USERS ARE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE THE 3-D WORLD.VR SIMULATES MANY SENSES LIKE VISION, HEARING,TOUCH,SMELL.VR WAS INTRODUCED BY JARON LAINER  IN 1989.

MAJOR EXAMPLES OF (VR):-

  1. SONY VR FOR PLAYSTATION.

MIXED REALITY

IT IS THE TECHNOLOGY IN WHICH ACTUAL AND PRACTICAL WORLD OBJECTS  COMBINES TO PRODUCE A NEW ENVIRONMENT , WHERE DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL OBJECT CO-EXIST AND INTERACT IN REAL TIME. MIXED REALITY IS THE HYBRID OF AUGMENTED REALITY AND VIRTUAL REALITY WHICH ENCOMPASSES  OF BOTH AUGMENTED REALITY AND AUGMENTED VIRTUALITY VIA ENVELOPING TECHNOLOGY. THE TERM CAME IN 1994 BY PAUL MILGRAM AND FUMIO KISHINO.

MAJOR EXAMPLES OF MIXED REALITY ARE:-

  1. MICROSOFT’S HOLOLENS.
  2. 3D PROJECTIONS AND SIMULATIONS IN EDUCATION
  3. ENTERTAINMENT THROUGH VR ETC. AND MANY MORE

WITH THESE TRENDING TECHNOLOGIES AND MAJOR UPCOMING TECHNOLOGIES IN FUTURE WE CAN SAY THAT FUTURE OF HUMANS ARE GOOD AND WITH TIME THERE IS MORE AND MORE THINGS TO LEARN AND TO WORK UPON.

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